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  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved a two-year extension of the state’s tax credit for films and television shows shot in California, providing up to $200 million in breaks. The governor agreed that extending the credit program to July 1, 2017, was...
  • Brown vetoes bill forcing sale of Caltrans-owned homes

     Brown vetoes bill forcing sale of Caltrans-owned homes
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed a bill to require the California Department of Transportation to begin selling the homes it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles. Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), introduced the bill in July, with the...
  • Ron Kaye: Outcry preserves the right to know

    Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant last week when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of...
  • Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes

    Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes
    Conditions in the 710 gap are slow and go, as Gov. Jerry Brown last week vetoed a bill that would have forced the California Department of Transportation to quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and...
  • Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments. Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
  • For Glendale Unified, it's wait and see for school funding

    The new state budget could push Glendale Unified out of contention for extra money earmarked for school districts with a majority of students who are poor or are learning English. The budget draft originally proposed that districts would receive the...
  • GCC Board of Trustees prefers Prop. 30 over 38

    As the voting season nears full swing, the Glendale Community College trustees took a public stance against Proposition 38 — one of two competing state tax measures supporting education funding — because it would not provide money to colleges....
  • Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government

    Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government
    Many government meetings are broadcast live and archived with a vast array of official records posted online. Mainstream media may be on financial life support, but more than half the adult population still reads a newspaper daily, in print or digital...
  • La Cañada school district gets ready for the worst

    The way Californians vote on Nov. 6 could decide La Cañada Unified School District's future. If voters approve Proposition 30, which raises sales tax to 7.5% and hikes income tax on individuals making more than $250,000 a year, the La Cañada district can...
  • La Cañada Unified School District takes on Governor Brown plan

    As California's June 30 budget deadline draws near, La Cañada Unified School District officials are partnering with Democratic state legislators and other districts to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for distributing state money and $6 billion in...
  • La Cañada School Board debates non-residential students

    Whether to open up La Cañada kindergarten classes to more non-residential students as part of a long-term effort to maintain high school programs was hotly debated Tuesday night, with residents and parents sharing views on both sides. The discussion,...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...